M6E-M Micro RFID Reader

By ThingMagic 140

M6E-M Micro RFID Reader

ThingMagic's 2-port micro delivers the form-factor, efficiency, RF power, and flexibility needed to embed UHF RFID in your best-in-class portable and hand-held applications. Its low power consumption fits battery-operated applications and its wider RF output range (-5 dBm to +30 dBm) is a key requirement for RFID-enabled printers, tag commissioning stations, and point-of-sales readers. Edge connections and small size (46 mm x 26 mm x 4 mm), allow the micro to be soldered directly to a motherboard as a standard component. The on-board connectors allow the module to be mated to a motherboard. The micro reads 750 tags/second.


  • Small size: 46 mm L x 26 mm W x 4.0 mm H (1.6 in L x 1.0 in W x 0.16 in H)
  • Support for the EPCglobal Gen2 (ISO 18000-6C) protocol (IP-X and ISO 18000-6B optional)
  • Support for two monostatic RF antennas through U.FL connector or solder-down board-edge connections
  • Separate read and write levels, command adjustable from -5 dBm to +30 dBm in 0.5 dB steps
  • 28 solder-down board-edge connections or Molex low-profile connector, providing access to DC power, communication, and GPIO signals
  • UART and USB 2.0 control/data interfaces
  • Two 3.3 V bidirectional ports configurable as input (sensor) ports or output (indicator) ports
  • North America, EU, and PRC regions are supported with a single SKU
  • Tag read rate of 750 tags/second using high-performance settings
  • Maximum tag read distance of over 30 feet (9 m) with 6 dBi antenna

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